The Best Historical Tours in France

Journey Through Time: Unforgettable Historical Tours

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Get ready to embark on an extraordinary adventure through time and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history and culture of France. In order to find the absolute best historical tours to France, we've carefully analyzed each tour based on key criteria such as price, comfort, guest ratings, service, and activities to ensure an unforgettable journey. Whether you're a history buff, a lover of art and architecture, or a curious traveler seeking new experiences, these top-rated organized tours provide the perfect blend of adventure and cultural immersion. Great for museums & attractions, food, nightlife, and beaches, France is a terrific destination. So, let's find that perfect tour for your next trip below.


The Top 3:

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  • 4 Days, $699.00

What are the historical tour options in France?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 29 trip options analyzed
  • $279 average price per day (USD)
  • 3 to 21 days in length
  • 4.79 of 5 average rating
  • 34 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of historical tours in France, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.79 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 34 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 8 days, with tours ranging from 3 to 21 days long. For physical activity, you'll find tours classified as easy and moderate, with most of them being easy. With our thorough analysis of 29 historical tours, we've found the best. So rest assured that France has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Historical Tours in France
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Contiki



8 Days London to Barcelona 7 Destinations through England, France, Spain 50 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional voyage, visiting England, France, and Spain, that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 8 days, this jouney will have 50 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests age 18 to 35. Expertly organized by Contiki, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $141 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • Historical
$1,131
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Contiki



8 Days London to Barcelona 9 Destinations through England, France, Spain 50 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable journey, visiting England, France, and Spain, is offered by Contiki which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $141 per day. Discover a journey that spans 9 destinations, with notable stops in Bordeaux, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, San Sebastian, and Zaragoza. Your journey will begin in London and end in Barcelona. The maximum group size is 50 people, welcoming guests age 18 to 35.

  • Coach / Bus
  • Historical
$1,131
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Globus



4 Days Start/End in Paris 1 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 5 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 4.9 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With an emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. With a duration of 4 days, this journey offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 12 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to guests age 5 to 80. Paris will be the beginning and end of your trip. Brought to you by Globus, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $175 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$699
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Globus



7 Days Paris to London 2 Destinations through France, England 46 People at Most Ages 5 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled voyage for 7 unforgettable days, visiting France and England. It ensures an intimate group setting with 46 participants at most. Your journey starts off in Paris and finishes in London. Globus, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests guests age 5 to 80. And since the priority is on local culture and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $186 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$1,299
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Globus



7 Days London to Paris 2 Destinations through England, France 12 People at Most Ages 5 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic trip has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars, visiting England and France. Your journey will begin in London and end in Paris. Rest assured, this trip is all about local culture and family-friendly activities, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. Lasting 7 days, the maximum group size is 12 people, and it's good for guests age 5 to 80. Organized by Globus, this is a great deal because it's only $200 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$1,399
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Globus



9 Days London to Amsterdam 3 Destinations through England, France, Netherlands 12 People at Most Ages 5 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary voyage, visiting England, France, and Netherlands, is the perfect choice. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around local culture and family-friendly activities. Begin your trip in London and complete it with a memorable finale in Amsterdam. Spanning across 9 days, the voyage accommodates 12 individuals, and is suitable for guests age 5 to 80. Offered by Globus, this remarkable voyage is priced at just $211 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$1,899
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
by Contiki



8 Days Rome to London 5 Destinations through Italy, France, England 50 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Contiki has received a 4.6 out of 5 rating. On this 8-day trip, visiting Italy, France, and England, you can unwind while also making new memories. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 5 destinations, featuring Florence, Pisa, and Paris. Your journey starts off in Rome and finishes in London. With a group size of 50 people, it's suitable for guests age 18 to 35. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $200 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
$1,596
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
by Wanderful Holidays LLC



7 Days London to Paris 2 Destinations through England, France 8 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this voyage that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4 out of 5 rating, visiting England and France. Your journey will begin in London and end in Paris. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities. Spanning across 7 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 8 participants, and it's great for guests of all ages. Brought to you by the renowned Wanderful Holidays LLC, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $186 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$1,299
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
by Explore!



8 Days Start/End in Toulouse 5 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 85 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

This 8-day trip is ideal for guests age 16 to 85. And priced at only $181 per day, it's a great value, too. Traverse through 5 enchanting destinations, with Montpellier, Beziers, and Narbonne among the must-see stops along the route. Your adventure starts and ends in Toulouse. It's offered by Explore!, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Bicycle
  • Historical
$1,450
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Cosmos



8 Days Start/End in Paris 12 Destinations 50 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $200 per day, this terrific 8-day journey is ideal for guests age 5 and older. This trip visits 12 destinations, including Mont Saint-Michel, Saint-Malo, Rennes, and Amboise along the way. Paris will be the beginning and end of your trip. Organized by the reputable Cosmos, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Historical
  • Family
$1,599
TourRadar

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How much do historical tours in France cost?

Average Daily Price Historical Tours
$279

After analyzing 29 historical tours in France, we found the average price to be a remarkably economical $279 per day. Naturally, this region has many fantastic options for historical tours with a variety of prices. The individual costs will vary by the destinations, travel style, available dates, and other factors. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in France.

And for more information on France, see France Travel Costs and France Hotel Costs.


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